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Latest Medicines Shortages Posted on 27 Dec 2018

These lists WILL NOT BE inclusive and the information represents only what has been reported to and by the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC)

The Coventry & Warwickshire Area Prescribing Committee references these data for information only and cannot guarantee accuracy. It should be used as a guide only.

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (20/12/2018) set the FINAL price concessions for December 2018.

The new additions to the December 2018 price concessions list are below:

Drug

Pack size

Price Concession

Amiloride 5mg tablets

28

£9.95

Carvedilol 25mg tablets

28

£6.99

Clomipramine 10mg capsules

28

£2.16

Clomipramine 50mg capsules

28

£6.58

Dosulepin 25mg capsules

28

£3.52

Dosulepin 75mg tablets

28

£10.83

Ibandronic acid 50mg tablets

28

£50.94

Lercanidipine 10mg tablets

28

£3.49

Losartan 50mg tablets

28

£5.50

Metoprolol 50mg tablets

28

£2.78

Naproxen 250mg tablets

28

£4.37

Naproxen 500mg tablets

28

£8.14

Naproxen 250mg gastro-resistant tablets

56

£7.46

Naproxen 500mg gastro-resistant tablets

56

£12.52

Nebivolol 5mg tablets

28

£4.01

Ondansetron 4mg tablets

10

£12.59

Propranolol 40mg tablets

28

£1.70

Propranolol 80mg tablets

56

£2.94

Quetiapine 100mg tablets

60

£11.07

Quetiapine 150mg tablets

60

£15.92

Quetiapine 200mg tablets

60

£27.62

Risperidone 1mg tablets

20

£4.14

Risperidone 2mg tablets

60

£20.37

Risperidone 3mg tablets

60

£23.72

Risperidone 4mg tablets

60

£31.88

Sevelamer 800mg tablets

180

£122.41

Telmisartan 20mg tablets

28

£3.43

Telmisartan 40mg tablets

28

£1.24

Telmisartan 80mg tablets

28

£11.33

Topiramate 100mg tablets

60

£22.45

Topiramate 50mg tablets

60

£12.72

Valsartan 40mg capsules

28

£3.30

Valsartan 80mg capsules

28

£6.48

DHSC previously (18.11.2018) granted the following price concessions:

Drug

Pack size

Price Concession

Allopurinol 100mg tablets

28

£1.90

Citalopram 40mg/ml oral drops sugar free

15ml

£3.97

Co-careldopa 25mg/100mg tablets

100

£10.50

Diamorphine 30mg powder for solution for injection ampoules

5

£16.52

Furosemide 20mg tablets

28

£1.85

Glyceryl trinitrate 400mcg/dose pump sublingual spray

200 dose

£2.20

Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules

5

£9.70

Lamotrigine 100mg tablets

56

£10.00

Lamotrigine 50mg tablets

56

£6.41

Lercanidipine 20mg tablets

28

£6.14

Levetiracetam 100mg/ml Oral Solution sugar free

300

£27.30

Lofepramine 70mg tablets

56

£17.70

Losartan 100mg tablets

28

£7.70

Losartan 25mg tablets

28

£6.00

Metronidazole 200mg tablets

21

£2.70

Metronidazole 400mg tablets

21

£8.50

Nortriptyline 25mg tablets

100

£12.59

Orlistat 120mg capsules

84

£25.00

Propranolol 10mg tablets

28

£1.75

Quetiapine 25mg tablets

60

£4.50

Risperidone 500microgram tablets

20

£3.16

Sodium valproate 200mg gastro resistant tablets

100

£6.58

Sodium valproate 200mg/5ml oral solution sugar free

300ml

£6.73

Sodium valproate 500mg gastro-resistant tablets

100

£17.50

DHSC previously (14.12.2018) granted the following price concessions:

Drug

Pack size

Price Concession

Allopurinol 300mg tablets

28

£4.59

Amisulpride 100mg tablets

60

£7.65

Amisulpride 200mg tablets

60

£12.36

Amisulpride 50mg tablets

60

£5.09

Brimonidine 0.2% eye drops

5ml

£3.30

Buprenorphine 2mg sublingual tablets sugar free

7

£5.38

Buprenorphine 8mg sublingual tablets sugar free

7

£13.70

Diamorphine 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules

5

£16.56

Fluoxetine 20mg capsules

30

£0.90

Furosemide 40mg tablets

28

£2.50

Lamotrigine 200mg tablets

56

£17.30

Latanoprost 50micrograms/ml eye drops

2.5ml

£8.35

Nicorandil 10mg tablets

60

£3.29

Nitrofurantoin 50mg tablets

28

£8.00

Nortriptyline 10mg tablets

100

£8.00

Ramipril 10mg tablets

28

£4.60

Ramipril 2.5mg tablets

28

£4.50

Ramipril 5mg tablets

28

£4.75

Ranitidine 150mg tablets

60

£1.15

Tadalafil 5mg tablets

28

£24.27

Temazepam 10mg tablets

28

£1.65

Topiramate 25mg tablets

60

£5.52

Valsartan 160mg capsules

28

£9.55

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

  


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No additional endorsements are required for price concessions. A price concession only applies for the month in which it is granted.

 PSNC Website  useful links below:

http://psnc.org.uk/dispensing-supply/supply-chain/generic-shortages/

http://psnc.org.uk/dispensing-supply/supply-chain/branded-shortages/branded-shortages-list/

 

  

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